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ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Damatta
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Paradise Cafe (1985)(Damatta)(pt)[a] Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1985 Published by Damatta Perspective Side view Narrative Adult Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements Description This is a porn Portuguese game, based upon a character whose primary goal in life is to earn money, by the lowest means. The player incarnates the role of a marginal and criminal. He can become a drug dealer, a rapist, a burglar or an addicted for sex. The player has the ability to do many transgressions while taking...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Russian Soft
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Sex Tetris v1.2 (1993)(Russian Soft)[128K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Zenobi Software
software

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Silverwolf - Part 1 - Quest for the Sword (1992)(Zenobi Software)
Topics: PAW Professional Adventure Writer games, PAW Professional Adventure Writer games, Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Bug-Byte Software
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Manic Miner (1983)(Bug-Byte Software) Released Jul, 1983 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, bada, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Memotech MTX, MSX, Oric, Tatung Einstein, Windows Phone Published by Bug-Byte Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You play the role of Miner Willy, a bold explorer and adventurer. He discovers a network of underground caverns used by an...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ocean
software

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Donkey Kong (1986)(Ocean) Developed by Nintendo Co., Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, Coleco Adam, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Dedicated handheld, Game Boy Advance, Intellivision, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, PC Booter, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Wii, Wii U Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Released in the arcades in 1981, Donkey...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Dinamic Software
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Michel Futbol Master (1989)(Dinamic Software)(es) Developed by Dinamic Software Released 1989 Also For Amstrad CPC, DOS, MSX Published by Dinamic Software Perspective Top-down Sport Football (European) / Soccer Genre Sports Visual 2D scrolling Description In 1989 arrived at our screens a game of the world of soccer: Michel Futbol Master + Super Skills, carried out by the ex-player of Real Madrid, Michel. As habitual on Dinamic games, this game consists of two loads clearly differentiated: -Load...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Atarisoft
software

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Ms. Pac-Man (1984)(Atarisoft) Developed by Midway Mfg. Co., General Computer Corporation Released 1985 Also For Android, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, BlackBerry, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, iPhone, iPod Classic, Lynx, NES, Palm OS, PC Booter, PlayStation 4, SEGA Master System, SNES, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One Published by Atarisoft Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Codemasters
software

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Kwik Snax Dizzy (1990)(Codemasters)[128K] Developed by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS Published by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Perspective Top-down Interface Direct Control Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Dizzy must rescue four of his 'Yolkfolk' (groan) chums in this game, from Cuckoo Land, Ice Land, Cloud Land and Zak's Castle. Like Fast Food it...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Sinclair Research
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Horace Goes Skiing (1982)(Sinclair Research) Developed by Psion Software Ltd. Released 1982 Also For Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Timex Sinclair 2068 Published by Sinclair Research Ltd. Perspective Top-down Sport Snowboarding / Skiing Genre Action, Sports Gameplay Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description A more accurate title for this would be "Horace Goes Skiing, but only if he can brave a Frogger clone first", as you start the game by having to reach the ski shop to get skis, and...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Microsphere
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Skool Daze (1985)(Microsphere)[a] Developed by Microsphere Computer Services Ltd. Released 1985 Also For Commodore 64, iPad, iPhone Published by Microsphere Computer Services Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Puzzle elements Visual 2D scrolling Description Skool Daze sets you as Eric, a typical scamp of a schoolboy whose school report is due, and it is so bad that his parents can't be allowed to see it. This means retrieving it from the headmaster's safe, by obtaining...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Imagine Software
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Jumping Jack (1983)(Imagine Software) Developed by Imagine Released 1983 Also For Atari 8-bit, Dragon 32/64 Published by Imagine Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Reaching the tops of 20 screens is the aim of Jack's life. The ledges go right across the screen, with gaps emerging at random intervals, through which Jack must aim. He can move along each ledge, and must avoid holes which open, as they can cause him to drop further. Later...
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ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Omega Hackers Group
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Mario Islands (demo) (1997)(Omega Hackers Group)[128K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Codemasters
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Grand Prix Simulator (1987)(Codemasters)[a] Developed by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 Published by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Perspective Top-down Vehicular Automobile, Track Racing Genre Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Calling it a 'simulator' was a stretch, as with many of Codemasters ' titles. In reality it was an overhead-view Super Sprint style arcade racer for...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Activision
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Pitfall II - Lost Caverns (1984)(Activision) Developed by Activision, Inc. Released 1984 Also For Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, PC Booter, SG-1000, TRS-80 CoCo, Windows, Xbox 360 Published by Activision, Inc. Perspective Side view Setting South America Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Metroidvania, Platform Visual 2D scrolling, Fixed / Flip-screen Description You play Pitfall Harry searching for the Raj diamond, his niece Rhonda, her cat...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Melbourne House
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Way of the Exploding Fist, The (1985)(Melbourne House) Developed by Beam Software Pty., Ltd. Released 1985 Also For Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Electron Published by Melbourne House Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Fighting, Martial Arts Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description This menacingly-titled beat 'em up was the first in many martial arts titles from Australia's Melbourne House. Sixteen different moves are on offer, ranging from standard kicks to...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ocean
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Daley Thompson's Decathlon - Day 1 (1984)(Ocean) Developed by Ocean Software Ltd. Released 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Published by Erbe Software, S.A. Perspective Side view Sport Olympiad / Mixed Sports Genre Sports Misc Licensed Visual 2D scrolling Description One of the earliest person-licensed computer games, Olympic legend Daley Thompson lent his name to an old-style joystick waggling frenzy. Ten events were featured, including long and high jumps as well as the predictable...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Mirrorsoft
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Tetris (1988)(Mirrorsoft) Developed by Elorg Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, BBC Micro, DOS, Electron, Macintosh, MSX Published by Mirrorsoft Ltd. Perspective Side view Interface Direct Control Genre Action, Puzzle Gameplay Falling Block Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description The original commercially-licensed version of Alexey Pajitnov 's classic Tetris puzzle game. Geometric shapes fall from the top of a playfield to rest on the...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Electric Dreams Software
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Tempest (1987)(Electric Dreams Software) Developed by Atari, Inc. Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Browser, Electron, Windows, Xbox 360 Published by Electric Dreams Software Perspective Behind view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Shooter Description 99 Hyperspatial Wireways have long been crucial to man's ability to travel quickly through space. Thus, when aliens invade them, it becomes necessary to fly into and clear them. Tempest is a shooter...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ocean
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Night Breed (1990)(Ocean)[128K] Developed by Impact Software Development, Ltd. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Narrative Horror Genre Action Misc Licensed Gameplay Shooter Description This is the first of a planned trilogy of games based on Clive Barker's movie Nightbreed (the second game was Nightbreed: The Interactive Movie , and the third game was never released). This is a side-scrolling action...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Durell Software
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Scuba Dive (1983)(Durell Software) Developed by Durell Software Ltd. Released 1983 Also For Commodore 64, Oric Published by Durell Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Take on the role of a fearless pearl diver, as you plunge into the unknown ocean depths! You'll be swimming with sharks, squid, jellyfish and all manner of strange and deadly creatures. When you find a clam, wait for its shell to open, then swoop down and grab...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ocean
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Daley Thompson's Decathlon - Day 2 (1984)(Ocean) Developed by Ocean Software Ltd. Released 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Published by Erbe Software, S.A. Perspective Side view Sport Olympiad / Mixed Sports Genre Sports Misc Licensed Visual 2D scrolling Description One of the earliest person-licensed computer games, Olympic legend Daley Thompson lent his name to an old-style joystick waggling frenzy. Ten events were featured, including long and high jumps as well as the predictable...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Software Projects
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Manic Miner (1983)(Software Projects)[a] Released Jul, 1983 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, bada, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Memotech MTX, MSX, Oric, Tatung Einstein, Windows Phone Published by Bug-Byte Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You play the role of Miner Willy, a bold explorer and adventurer. He discovers a network of underground caverns used by an...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Codemasters
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Pro Boxing Simulator (1990)(Codemasters)[aka By Fair Means or Foul] Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Electron Published by Superior Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Sport Boxing Genre Action, Sports Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description On ST and Amiga features a full range of jabs, uppercuts and weaves. All fights take place to realistic WBA rules, as you aim to rise the rankings and fight for the title. The crowd frequently shout encouragement...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Elite Systems
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Scooby Doo (1986)(Elite Systems) Developed by Gargoyle Games Ltd Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64 Published by Elite Systems Ltd. Misc Licensed Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler, Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description Scooby's friends Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma have been kidnapped in an enormous castle owned by an evil genius. It's Scooby's job to travel through it and rescue them in this platforms 'n' ladders beat 'em...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Turbo Kart Racer (1991)(Players Software) Released 1991 Also For Amstrad CPC Published by Players Software Perspective Top-down Vehicular Automobile, Track Racing Genre Racing / Driving Gameplay Vehicle Simulator Visual 2D scrolling Description Grab a Go-Kart and race it against three other racers to become champion over four tracks. To progress to the next track, the player must win each race. As well as normal acceleration, the Go-Kart is also fitted with a turbo which is limited so use it...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Atarisoft
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Galaxian (1984)(Atarisoft) Developed by Namco Limited Released 1984 Also For Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, FM-7, MSX, NES, Palm OS, PC-6001, PC-88, PC Booter, Sharp X1, Sharp Zaurus, VIC-20, Wii Published by Atarisoft Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Galaxian is a shoot 'em up in which the player is at the bottom of the screen, with an arrangement of...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Sparklers
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Tarantula (1987)(Sparklers)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Games Workshop
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Chaos - The Battle of the Wizards (1985)(Games Workshop) Released 1985 Also For iPad, iPhone Published by Games Workshop Ltd. Perspective Bird's-eye view Pacing Turn-based Genre Strategy/Tactics Setting Fantasy Description Chaos is a fantasy strategy game written by Julian Gollop , who later became famous for X-Com . In it you are a wizard who battles it out against up to seven other wizards that can be both player and/or computer controlled. The last one alive wins. The game is turn based and...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Gremlin Graphics Software
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Death Wish 3 (1987)(Gremlin Graphics Software) Developed by Gremlin Graphics Software Limited Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX Published by Gremlin Graphics Software Limited Perspective Side view Genre Action Misc Licensed Gameplay Shooter Description The actor Charles Bronson played the iconic role of vigilante Paul Kersey in 5 movies where he takes the law into his own hands when he doesn't get justice and criminals get off. This game is based on Death Wish 3 which came...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Firebird Software
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Gyron - Necropolis (1985)(Firebird Software)[a] Developed by Torus Released 1985 Platform ZX Spectrum Published by Firebird Software Perspective 1st-person Pacing Real-Time Genre Puzzle Description Gyron is made up of two mazes, there's the Atrium, an easier and more linear maze which acts as an introduction to the game and the Necropolis, which is much more difficult. The object of Necropolis is to find the "Place of Wisdom" hidden somewhere deep within the maze. You control a craft...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Schultze
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Manic Miner 2 (1985)(Schultze)(de)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Accolade
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Star Control (1991)(Accolade)[128K] Developed by Toys for Bob Inc. Released 1991 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, Genesis Published by Accolade, Inc. Gameplay Shooter Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Vehicular Space Flight Description Star Control is a science-fiction wargame which pits the forces of the Alliance of Free Stars against those of the predatory Ur-Quan Hierarchy. The games are designed so that you can ease into play, familiarizing yourself...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by St. Bride's School
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Secret of St. Brides, The (1985)(St. Bride's School)[a] Developed by St. Bride's School Released 1985 Also For Commodore 64 Published by St. Bride's School Genre Adventure Setting Contemporary Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description The St. Brides School was a real life holiday destination in Ireland in the eighties, where grown-up women could go back in time for a 20's...
Topics: Quill games, Quill games, Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Software Projects
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Manic Miner (1983)(Software Projects)[a3] Released Jul, 1983 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, bada, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Memotech MTX, MSX, Oric, Tatung Einstein, Windows Phone Published by Bug-Byte Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You play the role of Miner Willy, a bold explorer and adventurer. He discovers a network of underground caverns used by an...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Dinamic Software
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Rescate Atlantida (1989)(Dinamic Software)(es)(Part 2 of 2) Developed by Dinamic Software Released 1989 Also For Amstrad CPC, MSX Published by Dinamic Software Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Puzzle elements, Shooter Vehicular Naval / Watercraft Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Description The advanced civilization of the planet Somerset built a gigantic exploratory spaceship called Atlantis, and sent it to research the planet Earth. After the completion of...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ubi Soft
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Zombi (1990)(Ubi Soft)[a] Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS Published by Ubi Soft Entertainment Software Perspective 1st-person Interface Multiple Units/Characters Control, Point and Select Genre Adventure Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Puzzle elements, Survival Horror Description In Zombi you control a team of four intrepid travelers, who have landed their helicopter on the roof of a shopping centre in the hope of finding fuel. The problem is that,...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Alternative Software
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Punch & Judy (1989)(Alternative Software) Developed by Clockwize Software Developments Released 1989 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX Published by Alternative Software Ltd. Misc Licensed Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Punch & Judy is a side-view flick-screen game based on the famous puppet characters where you control Punch who has to find all the parts for his tent before finding the cast members. The game is...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Quicksilva
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Zombie Zombie (1984)(Quicksilva) Developed by Spaceman Ltd Released 1984 Platform ZX Spectrum Published by Quicksilva Ltd. Genre Action Gameplay Survival Horror Perspective Bird's-eye view Visual Isometric Interface Direct Control Narrative Horror, Survival Description Zombie Zombie , the followup to Ant Attack is an action game that inherits the three freedom grades and isometric perspective from its predecessor. The freely explorable city is filled with zombies that threaten all human life....
Topic: Isometric graphics
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Elite Systems
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Commando (1985)(Elite Systems) Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released 1985 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Android, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DoJa, Electron, FM-7, Intellivision, iPad, iPhone, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC Booter, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360 Published by Elite Systems Ltd. Perspective Bird's-eye view Narrative War Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Several levels await your...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Manic Miner Technologies
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Manic Miner - Eugene - Lord of the Bathroom (1999)(Manic Miner Technologies)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software

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Mortadelo y Filemon II - Safari Callejero (1990)(Dro Soft)(es)[cr Red Limited][128K] Developed by Animagic S.A. Released 1989 Also For Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, DOS, MSX Published by Dro Soft Misc Licensed Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description The famous crazy-scientist Dr. Bacterio was experimenting with hens to let them grow to the size of a horse, thus trying definitively to end the hunger in the world. But, as was habitual in his...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Software Projects
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Lode Runner (1984)(Software Projects)[128K] Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, Android, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, iPhone, J2ME, Macintosh, MSX, NES, PC-6001, PC-8000, PC-88, PC-98, PC Booter, Sharp X1, SG-1000, VIC-20, Wii, Wii U, Windows Phone, WonderSwan Published by Software Projects Ltd. Perspective Side view Interface Direct Control Genre Action, Puzzle Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Software Projects
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Manic Miner (1983)(Software Projects)[t] Released Jul, 1983 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, bada, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Memotech MTX, MSX, Oric, Tatung Einstein, Windows Phone Published by Bug-Byte Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You play the role of Miner Willy, a bold explorer and adventurer. He discovers a network of underground caverns used by an...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Firebird Software
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Thunderbirds (1985)(Firebird Software) Released 1985 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Firebird Software Misc Licensed Perspective Top-down Genre Puzzle Setting Egypt (Ancient) Description Thunderbirds is a single player puzzle solving game. It seems that a group of Egyptologists have managed to get themselves trapped deep within an ancient tomb. They're in deep trouble because their air supply is running out. Naturally they put in a call to International Rescue who spring into action. This is...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Incentive Software
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Moon Cresta (1985)(Incentive Software) Developed by Nihon Bussan Co., Ltd. Released 1985 Also For Amstrad CPC, Android, Arcade, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, PlayStation 4, Wii Published by Incentive Software Ltd. Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Visual 2D scrolling Interface Direct Control Description Moon Cresta is a vertical scrolling shoot-'em-up. The action involves the player moving their ship...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Joe Blade II (1988)(Players Software)[a3] Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Fighting, Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description As Players Software correctly predicted, London in 1995 is an unfriendly unsafe city ran by thugs. Innocent civilians who leave the house will almost certainly face violence. An acclaimed...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Joe the Lion
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Bimbo (1983)(Joe the Lion)[a] Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1983 Published by Joe the Lion Perspective Top-down Pacing Real-Time Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual 2D scrolling Description Bimbo is an arcade race/pursuit game where the player controls a rabbit (named Bimbo) in a multi-level maze race, hunting for carrots, while being pursued by black 'killer rabbits'. (The game plays similar to a racing game, with rabbits instead of cars, and carrots instead of fuel.) To slow the competitors...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ultimate Play The Game
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Sabre Wulf (1984)(Ultimate Play The Game)[a] Developed by Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. Released May, 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64 Published by Ultimate - Play the Game Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description The ACG amulet (a reference to Ultimate's formal name of Ashby Computers and Graphics), has been split into four pieces, which are located in different parts of a jungle, and you're the intrepid explorer...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Palace Software
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Evil Dead, The (1984)(Palace Software)[speech]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
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Captain America - Defies the Doom Tube (1988)(Go!)[a] Developed by Adventuresoft UK Ltd. Released 1988 Also For Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Published by GO! Media Holdings Ltd., U.S. Gold Ltd. Perspective Top-down Genre Action Misc Licensed Description Your task is to infiltrate Megalomann's desert headquarters, the Doom Tube. This consists of three cylinders, one inside the other, each divided into several decks (levels) which are subdivided into quadrants (rooms). They are...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Sinclair Research
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Oh Mummy!! (1986)(Sinclair Research) Developed by Gem Software Released 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, Camputers Lynx, MSX, Tatung Einstein Published by Gem Software Perspective Top-down Interface Direct Control Genre Action, Puzzle Setting Egypt (Ancient) Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description The pyramids of ancient Egypt are known to be full of treasure, but it will take a brave man to uncover them, as the spirits have sent guardians to protect them. In this game you play an archaeologist, and...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Incentive Software
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Ket Trilogy I - Mountains of Ket (1983)(Incentive Software)[a] Developed by Incentive Software Ltd. Released 1984 Also For BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Electron Published by Incentive Software Ltd. Perspective 1st-person Genre Adventure, Compilation Setting Fantasy Gameplay Puzzle elements Description A compilation of all three parts of the so-called Ket trilogy: Mountains of Ket Temple of Vran The Final Mission While on the Spectrum, this was just a bundle of the existing three...
Topic: Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Quicksilva
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Max Headroom (1986)(Quicksilva) Developed by Binary Design, Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Published by Quicksilva Ltd. Misc Licensed Perspective Top-down Genre Puzzle Setting Cyberpunk / Dark Sci-Fi Visual Isometric Description This game is based on a 1984 British television movie which led to a 14-episode television series that ran in 1987 in the U.S. It's an early cyberpunk vision set "twenty minutes in the future" where powerful corporations rule and compete...
Topic: Isometric graphics
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Mastertronic
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Curse of Sherwood, The (1987)(Mastertronic) Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Published by Mastertronic Ltd. Genre Action, Adventure Setting Fantasy Description The evil Cult of Sagalia has taken over Sherwood Forest and installed fear into the hearts of the dwellers. An attack has already been fought off and failed by Robin Hood and his Merry Men. With another attack taking place, Friar Tuck doesn't think this will be enough once again so he has arranged with the Bishop of Derby...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by CRL Group
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Academy - Tau Ceti II - Mission Don't Panic (1987)(CRL Group) Released 1986 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, DOS Published by CRL Group PLC Perspective 1st-person Vehicular Space Flight Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Shooter Description Pete Cooke 's follow-up to the previous space shooter-explorer takes things away from the Tau Ceti setting. Players take the role of a student at an academy for advanced piloting. There they need to solve...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Opera Soft
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Last Mission, The (1987)(Opera Soft)(es) Developed by Opera Soft S.A. Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, MSX, PC Booter Published by Opera Soft S.A. Gameplay Arcade Genre Action Description The Last Mission is a side-view arcade game without scrolling (viewpoint moves from screen to screen) with map of big dimensions. The game takes its inspiration from games such as Underwurlde and Starquake . You control a tank-like robot which can be divided in two: you rotate caterpillar and...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Software Projects
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Manic Miner (1983)(Software Projects)[a2] Released Jul, 1983 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, bada, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Memotech MTX, MSX, Oric, Tatung Einstein, Windows Phone Published by Bug-Byte Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You play the role of Miner Willy, a bold explorer and adventurer. He discovers a network of underground caverns used by an...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Marcin Borkowski
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Puszka Pandory (1986)(Marcin Borkowski)(pl) Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1986 Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Interface Text Parser Genre Adventure Setting Post-Apocalyptic Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure Description Puszka Pandory (Pandora's Box) is a text adventure game, where the protagonist is investigating an uninhabited island to find and destroy a missile system threatening to destroy the remains of a post-apocalyptic world. The island is made up of 1600 locations,...
Topic: Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Electric Dreams Software
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Back to the Future (1985)(Electric Dreams Software) Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Published by Electric Dreams Software Misc Licensed Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Based on the 1985 time travel flick, Electric Dreams ' Back to the Future for the Commodore 64 (and ported to the ZX Spectrum) differs significantly from LJN 's version on the NES. The player takes control of teenager Marty McFly; zapped into the...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Megadodo
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Pheenix (1983)(Megadodo)[16K] Released 1983 Also For Commodore 16, Plus/4 Published by Megadodo Software Gameplay Shooter Genre Action Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Pheenix is a clone of the arcade shooter Phoenix : In five different screens, you have to shoot various flying entities whose droppings prove harmful for your spaceship. Luckily, you can activate a shield that will protect your vessel for a short time (you can't shoot during that time either though). While the five...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by U.S. Gold
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Raid over Moscow (1985)(U.S. Gold)[a] Developed by Access Software, Inc. Released 1985 Also For Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Enterprise Published by U.S. Gold Ltd. Perspective Top-down Genre Action Visual Isometric Description The USSR has launched a huge attack on the USA, and the only hope for the free world is for you (as leader of a US Squadron of fighters) to destroy their defense bases. This is done in a multi-stage action game with some similarities to the...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Software Projects
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Jet Set Willy II - The Final Frontier (1985)(Software Projects)[end] Developed by Software Projects Ltd. Released 1985 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Electron, iPad, iPhone, MSX Published by Software Projects Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description This platform game is the sequel of Jet Set Willy and basically just an extension of the previous game, adding 40 rooms to the existing 64 rooms of...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ocean
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Kong 2 - Kong Strikes Back (1985)(Ocean)[a] Developed by Ocean Software Ltd. Released 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Kong Strikes Back! is a single screen platformer inspired by the arcade game Mr. Do's Wild Ride and uses the characters from the game Donkey Kong as you control your hero to rescue a girl in the top right of the screen from a giant ape over...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Elite Systems
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Roller Coaster (1985)(Elite Systems)[a] Developed by Elite Systems Ltd. Released 1985 Platform ZX Spectrum Published by Elite Systems Ltd. Gameplay Platform Genre Action Description A theme park may not seem like a typical platform game setting, compared to standards such as magical islands, abandoned castles and dank underground complexes. Elite's interpretation of setting a game there involves running and jumping through the complex to collect abandoned money. The park features 60 screens,...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Firebird Software
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Bubble Bobble (1987)(Firebird Software) Developed by Taito Corporation Released Oct, 1987 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, Game Boy, Game Gear, J2ME, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 4, SEGA Master System, Sharp X68000, Wii, Wii U, Windows Published by Firebird Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Bubble Bobble is the story of two humans, Bub and Bob who wander into...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Schultze
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Manic Miner 2 (1985)(Schultze)(de)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Elite Systems
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Bomb Jack (1986)(Elite Systems)[a3] Developed by Tehkan Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, ExEn, Game Boy, J2ME, Mophun, Nintendo Switch, PC-88, PC-98, PlayStation 4, SG-1000, Wii Published by Elite Systems Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In Bomb Jack , the player controls Jack, who must collect all the bombs in order to complete the current round and go onto the...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Reaktor
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Challenge of the Gobots (1987)(Reaktor) Released Jun, 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Published by Reaktör Software Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Misc Licensed Description Challenge of the Gobots is a Defender variant based on the TV cartoon series of the same name (which is based on a toy line). The evil Dr. Braxis, with headquarter on the planet Moebius, wants to destroy earth and kidnapped some of their...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Codemasters
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3D Starfighter (1988)(Codemasters) Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC Published by Codemasters Perspective 1st-person Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description 3D Starfighter is a 3D shoot-'em-up where you must using a set of cross hairs shoot the rapidly approaching enemy craft, before they career into you and drain your shields. Use your lasers sparingly, for they also drain your energy. The player is in the role a special agent whose...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Mastertronic Plus
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Advanced Soccer Simulator (1989)(Mastertronic Plus) Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1989 Published by Mastertronic plus Perspective Side view Sport Football (European) / Soccer Genre Sports, Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Description Advanced Soccer Simulator is a football/soccer management game for up to eight players. You choose from one of 80 teams from England and Scotland which are split into four divisions consisting of 20 teams each. Each team has a squad of up...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Codemasters
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Wacky Darts (1991)(Codemasters) Developed by The Big Red Software Company Ltd. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX Published by Codemasters Perspective 1st-person Genre Sports Gameplay Board Game Visual Isometric Description The bar room game of darts involves aiming small projectiles at a circular board. The board is divided into 20 shapes around the edge, each of which has a value from 1 to 20 points, a special double area around the edge and a special...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Mastertronic
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Super Nudge 2000 (1989)(Mastertronic) Developed by PAL Developments Released 1989 Also For Amstrad CPC Published by Mastertronic Ltd. Perspective 1st-person Genre Simulation Gameplay Casino / Gambling Description Super Nudge 2000 is a fruit machine simulator for one player. The game allows the player 10, 20 or 30 credits to start and when all credits have been used the player can, if their winnings are high enough, enter their name on a high-score table The machine has five reels. Reels 1-4 are...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Atarisoft
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Pac-Man (1983)(Atarisoft) Developed by Namco Limited Released 1983 Also For Android, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, BlackBerry, Commodore 64, FM-7, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Game Gear, Intellivision, iPhone, MSX, Neo Geo Pocket Color, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Palm OS, PC-6001, PC-88, PC-98, PC Booter, PlayStation 4, Sharp X1, Sharp Zaurus, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Wii, Wii U, Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox 360, Xbox One Published by Atarisoft Perspective Top-down Setting Fantasy...
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ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by The Manic Hacker
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Slightly Manic (1992)(The Manic Hacker)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Software Projects
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Jet Set Willy II - The Final Frontier (1985)(Software Projects) Developed by Software Projects Ltd. Released 1985 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Electron, iPad, iPhone, MSX Published by Software Projects Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description This platform game is the sequel of Jet Set Willy and basically just an extension of the previous game, adding 40 rooms to the existing 64 rooms of its...